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Massena Central High School
84 Nightengale Avenue
Massena, NY 13662
Phone:  (315) 764-3710
Fax:  (315) 764-3719
Guidance Fax:  (315) 764-3752

**Parents are reminded to use the parent drop off lane.  Please do not use the back of the school. 
The Wizard of Oz Musical
This year's musical is The Wizard of Oz. Performances will be Friday, March 11 and Saturday, March 12 at 7:30. Tickets will go on sale online Friday, February 12 at mchsmusical.com for $ 11 each.
National Honor Society Recycling Project

The Massena High School National Honors Society recently completed a service project to help educate our community about recycling. NHS raised money through donation of recycled bottles this fall in order to produce 3 large educational posters. The NHS officers pose with Mayor Currier in the photo below.

French Club Presents Donation to Fellow Student

Students, faculty and community members have banded together to help support Massena High School student Stephanie McKeel, who is battling Cystic Fibrosis. Stephanie has had a difficult fall battling the effects of the disease, and her family has made many trips back and forth to Boston as she awaits a double lung transplant. On December 18, Stephanie came to school with her father and was presented with Christmas Cards and donations from the French Club, which had been raised for the annual Parlathon. The generosity and outpouring support from our students, staff and community has been overwhelming.

The total amount of donations from students toward Stephanie's medical expenses came to $1,801.35.

We are very proud of our students for their generosity and wish Stephanie a speedy and full recovery.
Pictured above: Stephanie and French Club

Band Room Mural Complete

by Shaunessy LaClair

IB Visual Arts student Cashlynn Jaggers recently completed an ongoing project in the Massena Central High School band room. Band teacher Jonathan Hunkins approached Jaggers in the spring of last year to fill in the back wall of the band room and breathe new life into the Music Department. Jaggers, with the help of J.W. Leary art teacher Nicole Charleson, started working on the piece in June and completed the 53 foot mural in early December, working for a total of six months.

The mural consists of seven different sections, each dedicated to a different music genre. Jaggers is pictured below with a 6-foot portion representing the genre of jazz. Other genres prevalent in the mural include country, rock, soul, reggae, techno, and classical. They also added a sense of Massena pride by including the notes to the school alma mater Northern Star, which runs through each section of the mural to tie all of the different genres together.

Mr. Hunkins and the Band Department welcome members of the community to view the mural. Jaggers’ hard work and dedication to this project will be recognized next Monday, December 14, at the Massena Central High School band concert. ​

Upcoming Events
Mid-Winter Break - February 15 - 19, 2016

Spring Break - March 21 - 28, 2016

Parent Teacher Night - April 21, 2016 Time to be determined

Staff Development - no school - April 29, 2016

NHS Ceremony - May 11th, 7 p.m. in the auditorium

Academic Banquet - May 19, 2016 in the cafeteria

HS Mixed Choir/Orchestra Spring Concert - Wednesday, May 25

HS Women's Chorus/Select Spring Concert - Thursday, May 26

Memorial Day - No school - May 30, 2016

Awards Night - June 8, 2016 in the auditorium

Graduation - Saturday, June 25, 2016 1:00 pm at Massena Arena
Transcript Request
Former Massena High School students requesting a copy of their transcript or if you are in need of an official transcript be sent to a college please complete the Transcript Request form available on the High School Guidance page. This request should be sent to Rose Whitton at rwhitton@mcs.k12.ny.us. Please allow 2-3 days for processing your request.
International Student Exchange
International Student Exchange
Are you interested in teaching your children about other cultures?  If so, your family might be the perfect fit fot he Secondary School Exchange Visitor Program.

International Student Exchange (ISE), a globally recognized not-for-profit organization, is looking for volunteer families interested in hosting an exchange student in the upcoming school year.  Hosting opportunities are available for five, ten and twelve month terms, and families may choose the student they wish to host. 

ISE students are fully insured, have their own spending money, and are eager to learn about U.S. culture and eduction. Students come to the U.S. to study, expand their global understanding, and represent their home country as diplomats.  All we ask of our host families is they offer our students a safe and comfortable place to live and treat them like part of the family.

If you are interested in offering a student the chance to be a part of your family, please do not hesitate to contact our local Regional Manager, Lisa Denison at 1-800-573-8514, by e-mail at 
denison0811@gmail.com or go to www.evergreen.iseusa.org to apply or get more information.
Enrichment Opportunity: SLUSEP

SLUSEP is an execellent enrichment opportunity that MCS students can take advantage of.  Click here for more information.  Students may register in the Guidance Office until Monday, September 15th

+ Boyce, Sarah
+ Croff, Deb
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